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Johnson is responsible, responsive | LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 10:53AM

I am writing in support of Helen Price Johnson’s re-election this year. I came to know Helen over the years as a local business owner and active community volunteer. I observed that she demonstrated excellent leadership qualities in whatever role she served in church, school, community, or business. As our Island County commissioner, she has restructured county departments to increase effectiveness and efficiencies with fewer resources and has been a good steward of Island County water resources, parks, and trails.

Coupeville Wolves show their talent on offense, defense lines

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 10:56AM

Football linemen rarely get the glory, but the petrol that runs the Coupeville High School football engine this fall will be the big boys up front.

It's focus on the future, not lost volleyball talent for Coupeville High School

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 10:58AM

Coupeville High School volleyball coach refuses to let her girls play the "What if" game. Four players -- all likely starters this season-- will don different uniforms this fall. Over the past two years, three have transferred to other schools and a fourth chose to change sports.

New focus on offense and fitness for Coupeville High School soccer team

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 10:59AM

The Coupeville High School soccer team had trouble running up the score last fall, so this season first-year coach Dan d'Almeida is having the Wolves run.

South Whidbey new rival on Coupeville High School tennis team's schedule

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:02AM

The rivalry between South Whidbey and Coupeville just got turned up a notch. For years the Wolves and Friday Harbor were the only 1A schools with tennis programs in District 1, and Coupeville has dominated the series recently. Tradition-rich South Whidbey, with a dip in enrollment, drops from 2A and joins them this year.

Playground hangout at Coupeville Elementary School

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:04AM

First graders Kayla Cooks, left, Allison Nastali and Ciandra Allen expend some energy on the playground at Coupeville Elementary School on the first day of school Tuesday.

Community calendar

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:12AM

Events and activities coming up on Whidbey Island.

Dare to dazzle with delightful dahlias | SOWIN' 'N' THE TROWEL

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:15AM

If you’re looking for a flower that offers a lot of wiggle room in size, shape and color and that really stands out in mid to late summer, dahlias are a sure bet.

Coupeville community portrait set for Sept. 8

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:18AM

Coupeville residents are encouraged to join in the 2012 Coupeville Community Portrait, which will be taken at 12:30 p.m. at the Coupeville Farmers Market on the Community Green at Eighth and Alexander streets, behind the Coupeville library.

Coupeville Farmers Market hosts nonprofit fair on Saturday, Sept. 8

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:20AM

Local residents can learn more about the many nonprofit organizations at work in Central Whidbey at the Central Whidbey Nonprofit Fair, set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Coupeville Farmers Market.

Coupeville Lions serve salmon, Northwest style

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:27AM

The Coupeville Lions will serve up tradition starting at noon on Sunday, Sept. 9 in Coupeville Town Park at the corner of N.W. Coveland and N.W. Colburn streets.

Coupeville Methodist sets fall schedule

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:28AM

The Coupeville United Methodist Church announces its fall schedule, which will start on Sunday, Sept. 9.

Back Country Horsemen Raffle Ride and Chili Cook-Off

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:46AM

The Island County Chapter of the Back Country Horsemen will host its annual Russell Maugans Memorial Raffle Ride and Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Edgewood Farm, located at 2936 Keller Road in Langley. All riders and walkers are invited to participate in the 2- to 3-hour trail ride through beautiful Putney Woods and the chili cook-off, raffle and silent auction afterwards.

Meeting addresses challenges of gluten intolerance

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:47AM

The Gluten Intolerance Group on Whidbey invites anyone interested to attend a presentation on the challenges of gluten intolerance at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Trinity Lutheran Church annex, 18341 Highway 525, Freeland.

Grief groups welcome participants

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:48AM

Any adult coping with the death of a loved one within the last two years is welcome to participate in ongoing grief support groups on Whidbey Island.

Two more chances for hunter safety classes in Coupeville

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:49AM

The Central Whidbey Sportsman's Association is offering two more chances to attend classes in its series of shooter training and safety education classes.

Blown glass and whimsical art on display at Schouten in Greenbank

  • Sep 7, 2012 at 11:53AM

Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm presents an opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 to showcase the paintings of Wendy Wees and the handblown glass of Robert Adamson and Janis Swalwell.

Greenbank Farm celebrates 15th birthday

  • Sep 13, 2012 at 8:50AM

It could have looked very different. Paved driveways could have led to single-family homes, with fences enclosing the whole water-view neighborhood. But instead, the commitment and dedication of community members and local nonprofit groups a decade and a half ago preserved the rolling, pastoral hills of Greenbank Farm for use by the public.

Clinton farm emphasizes local flavor

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 7:00AM updated at 9:42AM

A sheep dairy in a bucolic setting near Clinton brings a new flavor of artisan cheese to Whidbey Island.

Fundraisers earn $25K for injured pastor

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:49AM

Garrett Arnold, the pastor of Living Hope Foursquare Church in Coupeville, suffered a spinal cord injury that will force him to use a wheelchair.

Coupeville library celebrates half-century mark

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 10:01AM

The library will celebrate its 50th anniversary with the Sno-Isle Libraries rural district from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Coupeville Farmers Market in the field next to the library at 788 NW Alexander St.

Let's hear it for Coupeville community spirit

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:52AM

For the third year in a row, the Coupeville Farmers Market played host to the Central Whidbey Nonprofit Fair, an event that showcases some of the many volunteer organizations that do so much for our community.

State to review county meetings

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 10:03AM

A state expert has reviewed Island County Commissioner Kelly Emerson’s allegations that the board has run afoul of open public meeting laws and believes further investigation is warranted.

Commissioners tackle challenging county budget

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:00AM updated at 10:04AM

Last week marked the conclusion of a series of meetings in which department heads and elected officials presented their proposed 2013 budgets to the board.

Cedarcrest stops young Wolves in opener

  • Sep 14, 2012 at 8:58AM

The Coupeville High School volleyball team struggled in its season and conference opener at Cedarcrest in Duvall Thursday, Sept. 6, as the Red Wolves won 25-21, 25-11, 25-14.

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